Episode #55:

Creating Space for the Discomfort

June 16, 2022


Episode #55: Creating Space for the Discomfort


The thing that is standing in the way of the big lofty goal you set and where you are now is a feeling.

Setting goals can feel exciting, fun, and motivating. This is because our brain releases dopamine when we set goals.

But, doing the work to achieve the goal requires a different part of our brain. It requires the part of our brain that utilizes commitment and determination. And, that's uncomfortable.

That's right, the feeling standing in the way of achieving your goal is discomfort.

In this week's podcast episode, I teach you how to cross the gap from where you are now to where you want to be, by creating space to feel the discomfort.

Being able to create space for discomfort opens up so many possibilities. Take a listen, learn how to do it for yourself, and try it out.

Coaching for Latina Leaders

About the Podcast

Leadership ability is equally distributed but opportunity to lead is not. This podcast is for all women, those that identify as leaders and those that don't, yet. You'll learn how to let go of guilt and self-doubt so you can show up with confidence everywhere you go. No more questioning if your idea is good enough to share, if it's worth it to speak up, or if you're a good enough leader. All that self-critical B.S. stops now. Listen in as masterful educator and Harvard grad physician, Dr. Vanessa Calderón, teaches you how to let go of the things standing in the way of your success as a leader. Get ready, this podcast will accelerate your personal and professional growth.


Dr. Vanessa Calderón, MD, MPP has over 20 years of leadership experience. She is a Harvard grad, ER physician, Life and Leadership coach, and a mother of 2. She's a first generation Latina and is dedicated to uplifting her community. She's the founder of the Latina Leadership Accelerator, where she uses education and coaching to support the personal and professional development of women at all stages of their lives and careers.


Leadership Accelerator

Is a 12-week Life and Executive Coaching program that will help you execute at a higher level, thrive in all areas of your life, and improve your self-compassion. You'll be able to:

• Improve your productivity by 60%
• 10X your Emotional Intelligence
• Have more time for the people you love
• Cultivate an unwavering sense of self-compassion

The next cohort starts in Fall 2022. Learn more and join the waitlist at: www.vanessacalderonmd.com

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